Howard could slug way to Aaron Award
Phillies first baseman leading Majors in home runs, RBIs
PHILADELPHIA -- If the Phillies' scorching September ends in a trip to the postseason for the second consecutive year, first baseman Ryan Howard will be a big reason why.As Phillies manager Charlie Manuel often likes to say, the key to success in baseball is to produce runs. In 2008, no one has done that as well as Howard. The 28-year-old leads the Major Leagues with 46 home runs and 141 RBIs.
Kevin Horan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.